Career Counselor Interview Questions

Career Counselor Interview Questions

"Career counselors very often work with students, returning military veterans, and low-income families with the goal of helping people transition into the workforce. For this reason, employers will be looking for individuals with strong communication skills and the creativity to help people find a personally fulfilling career. A bachelor's degree in counseling is expected for this position."

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University of Texas at San Antonio
Career Counselor was asked...August 16, 2011

What trends in career counseling am I aware of?

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The popularity of E-portfolios

Amarillo College

How will you improve a struggling department (job search and counseling) in a difficult economy?

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I will work with the students instructors and industry professionals to network and gain leads as well as creating an action plan to asses critical areas. Less

Keystone Partners

How will I rremembr you at the end of the week when I've interviewed 8 other people for this position?

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I actually can't remember my response.

Workforce Solutions

Why do you think we should hire you for the position?

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I have the experience and anything else I need to learn, I am a fast learner.

Adams & Associates

Tell me of a time when you had to handle a difficult and escalating situation with a youth. How did you resolve and de-escalate the situation? Tell me of a time when you had a disagreement with an employee or manager and how you handled the situation? How are you with deadlines? What is your experience with computer programs such as Word, Excel? How are your organizational skills? How familiar are you with diversity?

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Used past work experiences and university experiences.

Nuway Transportation

I was the only female employed and was put in awkward situations daily.

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After the company went bankrupt, I received calls from everyone of their competitors. They ALL offered me a position due to my reputation, compassion and work ethics. Less

Inverness Technologies

Do you have a Master's Degree?

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CSU Global

How I would prioritize my ideas from the presentation

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I said I wasn't sure what their records-keeping system was but that a system like that is essential in career counseling so I'd look into that first. Less

CSU Global

A time I saw a project through, from concept to execution

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I gave an example but then they wanted one I'd done online

College Internship Program

Do you have any previous experience with our population?

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I did have experience so I was able to give a detailed answer.

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